gonatus fabricii

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gonatus fabriciiGonatus fabricii
(Boreoatlantic armhook squid)

Scientific name: Gonatus fabricii (Lichtenstein, 1818)
Popular names: Boreoatlantic armhook squid
Danish name: Krogblæksprutte

Family: Gonatidae (armhook squids)

Distribution: The northern Atlantic Ocean from Canada to the Barents Sea.
Capture sites: Davis strait and Denmark Strait

Depth: 10 - 1500 m (Lower epipelagic and mesopelagic)
Max. size: 35 cm (mantle length)


The type specimen was collected off Greenland and is deposited at the Zoological Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen